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Christopher Condo

Principal Analyst Serving Application Development & Delivery Professionals

Chris serves application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals. He is part of Forrester's AD&D coverage of DevOps tool chains, focusing on continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) as well as software development strategies for enabling those strategies.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to his current role as an analyst, Chris was the engineering manager for the enterprise web applications team for Altran North America, where he oversaw and led the development of enterprise applications in the medical device and automated warehousing industry. Chris led a team of 10 software engineers, developed proposals, led estimation efforts, led resourcing efforts (including offshore), and also pitched in as an individual contributor. Chris has firsthand experience of developing software using agile practices and helping clients migrate to CI and CD methodologies as well as migrating to the cloud.

Prior to Altran, Chris was a senior development engineer at Microsoft for 13-plus years, working in the SaaS space starting with the Microsoft bCentral suite of online eCommerce tools targeted at small to medium businesses. Chris went on to lead software development efforts for the Office Live product suite, developing CRM and eCommerce platforms for Microsoft's growing online customer base. With Office 365, in addition to feature development, Chris worked on early tool chains that enabled global configuration and secure cloud deployments prior to their mainstream existence on the Azure platform. He also performed research and development on components to limit the impact of DOS attacks.

Before Microsoft, Chris held senior software engineering roles at FASTech, M/A-Com, and Digital Equipment Corp.

Education

Chris graduated from UMass Lowell with a BS in computer science. Chris is an active member of UMass Lowell Computer Science Industry Advisory Board.

Christopher Condo

Principal Analyst Serving Application Development & Delivery Professionals

Chris serves application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals. He is part of Forrester's AD&D coverage of DevOps tool chains, focusing on continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) as well as software development strategies for enabling those strategies.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to his current role as an analyst, Chris was the engineering manager for the enterprise web applications team for Altran North America, where he oversaw and led the development of enterprise applications in the medical device and automated warehousing industry. Chris led a team of 10 software engineers, developed proposals, led estimation efforts, led resourcing efforts (including offshore), and also pitched in as an individual contributor. Chris has firsthand experience of developing software using agile practices and helping clients migrate to CI and CD methodologies as well as migrating to the cloud.

Prior to Altran, Chris was a senior development engineer at Microsoft for 13-plus years, working in the SaaS space starting with the Microsoft bCentral suite of online eCommerce tools targeted at small to medium businesses. Chris went on to lead software development efforts for the Office Live product suite, developing CRM and eCommerce platforms for Microsoft's growing online customer base. With Office 365, in addition to feature development, Chris worked on early tool chains that enabled global configuration and secure cloud deployments prior to their mainstream existence on the Azure platform. He also performed research and development on components to limit the impact of DOS attacks.

Before Microsoft, Chris held senior software engineering roles at FASTech, M/A-Com, and Digital Equipment Corp.

Education

Chris graduated from UMass Lowell with a BS in computer science. Chris is an active member of UMass Lowell Computer Science Industry Advisory Board.

Christopher Condo's Research

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  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: The Coronavirus Crisis Increases The Demands On Software And Developers

    May 20, 2020 John R. Rymer, Christopher Condo, Rob Koplowitz

    Read this report to learn about the new demands that the coronavirus crisis places on application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals and their teams — and how to respond.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: Now Tech: Value Stream Management Tools, Q2 2020

    Forrester's Overview Of 19 Value Stream Management Tool Providers

    April 29, 2020Christopher Condo

    Enterprise software organizations use value stream management (VSM) tools to identify waste in delivery processes, create integrated toolchains, and tie value delivered directly back to business goals using role-based visualizations and metrics. But to realize these benefits, software pros have to select from a diverse set of vendors that vary by size, functionality, geography, and vertical market focus. Application development and delivery (AD&D) leaders should use this report to ascertain the value they can expect from VSM tool providers and to select one based on size and functionality.

  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: The Benefits Of An Open Source Strategy

    Drive Ecosystem And Client Adoption, Extension, And Collaboration For Your Platform Services

    April 3, 2020 James Staten, Christopher Condo

    Many enterprises struggle to acquire broad adoption of their technology systems, often because their customers see those systems as being proprietary and closed. When organizations leverage open source technologies as the basis for their solutions, however, they allay customers' concerns about proprietary technology and speed solution uptake. To get the overall corporate support necessary for creating an open source strategy, CIOs need a business case. Read this report to learn how an open source strategy can help your enterprise and get the support you need.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: To Maximize OSS Value, Create An OSS Strategy

    Enterprise Leaders Need A Clear Open Source Software (OSS) Strategy To Maximize OSS Business Value

    March 27, 2020Christopher Condo, James Staten

    Enterprises that go it alone to devise every piece of software innovation will find themselves quickly falling behind their counterparts that leverage the open source software (OSS) community. Google's Tensorflow and Microsoft's Visual Studio Code are prime examples of enterprises gaining the upper hand in their respective markets by giving away software. Application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals should read this report to understand how OSS is changing the innovation landscape for all industries and how to create an OSS strategy for their enterprise.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: Elevate Agile-Plus-DevOps With Value Stream Management

    VSM Takes Over Where Application Lifecycle Management Leaves Off

    February 19, 2020Christopher Condo, Diego Lo Giudice

    Practicing value stream management (VSM) allows companies to turn their Agile-plus-DevOps environments into real digital business drivers. With VSM, organizations implementing Agile-plus-DevOps will better understand the value they deliver and the efficiencies they gain. This report introduces application development and delivery (AD&D) pros to VSM practices and tools and identifies some tool vendors in this emerging market. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and revises it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.

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